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Survival Gear Review: Spyderco Bushcraft Knife

A dog is a man’s best friend, and his knife is a close second.  With that said, I am often surprised when price is used as the limiting criteria of a new blade. What would you think if someone called a breeder and said what’s the best dog I can get for under $30? by… Read More

Survival Gear Review: KodaBow Bravo Zulu

Kodabow says that their name comes from the Native American word Koda or “friend” but I have to tell you that if you see this thing in my hands, I am anything but your friend.  When the SHTF, you don't want to be on the receiving end of this hammer.  By Jimmy C, a contributing… Read More

Defending Your Elysium

Will the hardscrabblers disrupt or overrun your Elysium?  Bug In or Out locations will likely be susceptible to infiltration or harassment once it is discovered that people are in residence meaning supplies may be available for pilfering, or outright theft. By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com It’s a SHTF scenario that… Read More

Survival Gear Review: KEL-TEC KSG

There is nothing else like it on the market today.  The look, design, feel, and features make the Kel-Tec KSG one unique firearm.  One can maybe debate its principal utility, but not the functional alternatives it offers.   By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com The KSG is a 12-gauge, pump-action shotgun… Read More

Survival Gear Review: RRA LAR-8 Elite Operator

For as long as I can remember reading survivalist dogma well over fifty years for this author, one the central themes has always been how best to arm the fort for the onslaught of bad guys and the unprepared looking to steal your food and loot.  Today they are called Zombies. Whatever! By Dr. John… Read More

(OpSec): Protecting Your Survival Preparations

Are you intentionally setting your survival preparations up for failure?  Are you or others in your family or group telling extended family, friends and/or strangers what you are doing to survive the next disaster or the coming apocalypse? By Bama Bull, a reader of SurvivalCache.com Are you advertising to others that you are the “GTG”… Read More

Survival Gear Review: The Parry Blade

In the Mid 1990's, Mel Perry, a Warrant Officer QGM, and a veteran of the well known 22nd Special Air Service Regiment (British SAS) saw the requirement for a new generation of of professional blades that could replace the legacy of survival tools that had been standard equipment for decades.  (From the Manufacturer)  Mel Perry… Read More

Female Self Defense: Situational Awareness

Situational awareness is a key factor in daily survival.  Many people do not realize just how vulnerable they are doing a normal activity such as grocery shopping.  I see so many people, women in particular, making careless errors that could cost them their life. By Valerie K,  SurvivalCache.com Contributor This post is part of a… Read More

Survival Debate: PDW – Do you really need one?

The PDW or Personal Defense Weapon is a creation by the gun industry as one more thing us “Gun Nuts” need to have in our arsenal but as you will find out in this "Survival Debate" do you really need one.....or just want one?  Let's find out. The closest cousin to the PDW is the… Read More

Survival Shotgun Part 8: Mossberg M500SP Loadout

To close out the epic Survival Shotgun series Mr. Smashy was gracious enough to give us a full rundown of his personal survival shotgun, complete with lots of pictures, gear recommendations, load ideas, and training tips. Feel free to be jealous. This article is the last in a series of posts by contributing author Mr… Read More

Survival Debate: Solo or Group

Why is it that almost all End-Of-The-World books and movies feature someone trying to survive alone? Hopefully your loved ones will survive whatever emergency happens and you can work together. Would you really want to strike out on your own forever? Article by Survival Cache contributing author Chuck I got into prepping when I was… Read More